In Mastodon, a post is called a 'toot' - in Favester, a post is called a post.

Favester is built using the same software that runs Mastodon, and therefore has similar features. You can communicate with members in either network, and both use the ActivityPub standard. 

The main difference is that Mastodon servers are created and run by individuals so there is no guarantee that the individual will keep the server online. If a Mastodon server shuts down, you lose all your data.

Favester servers are all hosted and managed by the same entity that runs favester.com. Each server may be run by different groups of moderators who set their own rules for a particular server.

Favester was founded to create a network of servers which cross promote each other, to create a stable and more integrated community.

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